Chinook Provincial Recreation Area

Alberta Parks


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Cold Water Safety

Visitors be aware, in the mountains the water is cold all year. If you fall into the cold water it will affect you immediately.
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  • Closure - Upgrades to Chinook PRA Campground and Road

    Effective:  August 2, 2022

      Chinook Provincial Recreation Area is now Closed for the season; due to upgrades required on the access road and in the campgrounds. 

      Guests are welcome to camp at any nearby SW campgrounds such as Island Lake, Lynx Creek, Dutch Creek, Racehorse Creek and Lundbreck Falls; or search for other camping opportunities.  Chinook PRA is projected to reopen as usual in 2023.

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